Gender in News Coverage

May 15, 2014

Do you have difficulty finding female experts for your news stories? What’s the difference between language that is “gendered” and language that is “sexist?”

Why does gender even matter in news reporting? This webinar will give you tips and tools for incorporating more women sources and experts in your reporting.

You can access the webinar archive here.

The Women’s Media Center’s Rachel Larris discusses:

·      Latest finding from WMC’s 2014 Status of Women in the U.S. Media report

·      Research from Name It. Change It. on political coverage of women candidates

·      WMC SheSource, a database of women experts

·      Examples of gendered language and how to avoid it